Copolymer
When two or more different monomers unite together to polymerize, their result is called a copolymer and its process is called copolymerization.Commercially relevant copolymers include acrylonitrile b...
Nitrile rubber
Nitrile rubber, also known as Buna-N, Perbunan, acrylonitrile butadiene rubber, and NBR, is a synthetic rubber copolymer of acrylonitrile (ACN) and butadiene. Trade names include Nipol, Krynac and Eur...
Alginic acid
Alginic acid, also called algin or alginate, is an anionic polysaccharide distributed widely in the cell walls of brown algae, where through binding with water it forms a viscous gum. In extracted fo...
EVOH
Ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) is a formal copolymer of ethylene and vinyl alcohol. Because the latter monomer mainly exists as its tautomer acetaldehyde, the copolymer is prepared by polymerization o...
Polyvinyl chloride acetate
Polyvinyl chloride acetate (PVCA) is a thermoplastic copolymer of vinyl chloride and vinyl acetate. It is used in the manufacture of electrical insulation, of protective coverings (including garments...
Cyclic olefin copolymer
Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) is an amorphous polymer made by several polymer manufacturers. COC is a relatively new class of polymers as compared to commodities such as polypropylene and polyethylene...
Poloxamer
Poloxamers are nonionic triblock copolymers composed of a central hydrophobic chain of polyoxypropylene (poly(propylene oxide)) flanked by two hydrophilic chains of polyoxyethylene (poly(ethylene oxid...
Arabinoxylan
Arabinoxylan is a hemicellulose found in both the primary and secondary cell walls of plants, including woods and cereal grains, consisting of copolymers of two pentose sugars – arabinose and xylose.<...
PEDOT:PSS
PEDOT:PSS or poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) polystyrene sulfonate is a polymer mixture of two ionomers. One component in this mixture is made up of sodium polystyrene sulfonate which is a sulfonated...
Ethylene-vinyl acetate
Ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA), also known as poly(ethylene-vinyl acetate) (PEVA), is the copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate. The weight percent vinyl acetate usually varies from 10 to 40%, with th...
Spandex
Spandex, Lycra or elastane is a synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity. It is stronger and more durable than natural rubber. It is a polyester-polyurethane copolymer that was invented in...
Dispersity
In physical and organic chemistry, the dispersity is a measure of the heterogeneity of sizes of molecules or particles in a mixture. A collection of objects is called uniform if the objects have the ...
Pluronic P-123
Pluronic P-123 is the tradename for a triblock copolymer manufactured by the BASF Corporation. The nominal chemical formula is HO(CH2CH2O)20(CH2CH(CH3)O)70(CH2CH2O)20H, which corresponds to a molecula...
Polybutadiene acrylonitrile
Polybutadiene acrylonitrile (PBAN) copolymer, also noted as polybutadiene — acrylic acid — acrylonitrile terpolymer.This was the binder formulation widely used on the 1960-70's big booster...
Polyacrylonitrile
Polyacrylonitrile (PAN), also known as Creslan 61, is a synthetic, semicrystalline organic polymer resin, with the linear formula (C3H3N)n. Though it is thermoplastic, it does not melt under normal co...
Thermoplastic elastomer
Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), sometimes referred to as thermoplastic rubbers, are a class of copolymers or a physical mix of polymers (usually a plastic and a rubber) which consist of materials with...
Polilactofate
Polilactofate (PLF) is a copolymer of PDLL (poly(d,l-lactide)) and a phosphoester.
Gradient copolymers
Copolymers are polymers that are synthesized with more than one kind of repeat unit (or monomer). It exhibits a gradual change in monomer composition from predominantly one species to predominantly t...
Styrene maleic anhydride
Styrene maleic anhydride (SMA or SMAnh) is a synthetic polymer that is built-up of styrene and maleic anhydride monomers. The monomers can be almost perfectly alternating, making it an alternating cop...
Styrene-butadiene
Styrene-butadiene or styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) describe families of synthetic rubbers derived from styrene and butadiene (the version developed by Goodyear is called Neolite). These materials hav...
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) (chemical formula (C8H8)x· (C4H6)y·(C3H3N)z) is a common thermoplastic polymer. Its glass transition temperature is approximately 105 °C (221 °F). ABS ...
Fluorinated ethylene propylene
Fluorinated ethylene propylene or FEP is a copolymer of hexafluoropropylene and tetrafluoroethylene. It differs from the PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) resins in that it is melt-processible using conv...
PLGA
PLGA or poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) is a copolymer which is used in a host of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved therapeutic devices, owing to its biodegradability and biocompatibility. P...
Merrifield resin
Merrifield Resin is a polystyrene resin based on a copolymer of styrene and chloromethylstyrene. In addition this polymer is also cross-linked with divinylbenzene present in the monomer composition u...
Dynel
Dynel is a trade name for a type of synthetic fiber used in fibre reinforced plastic composite materials, especially for marine applications. As it is easily dyed, it was also used to fabricate wigs. ...
Polyestradiol phosphate
Polyestradiol phosphate (INN, trade name Estradurin) is an estrogen in form of a polymer used for the palliative treatment of prostate cancer. The drug has been marketed since 1960 by Pfizer in a numb...
Ionomer
An ionomer (/ˌaɪˈɑːnəmər/) (iono- + -mer) is a polymer that comprises repeat units of both electrically neutral repeating units and a fraction of ionized units (usually no more than 15 mole percent) c...
ETFE
Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene, ETFE, a fluorine based plastic, was designed to have high corrosion resistance and strength over a wide temperature range. ETFE is a polymer and its source-based name is...
Polyether block amide
Polyether block amide or PEBA is a thermoplastic elastomer (TPE). It is also known under the tradename of PEBAX (Arkema). It is a block copolymer obtained by polycondensation of a carboxylic acid poly...